CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (February 13, 2019)-Kirkwood Community College will hold the eighth annual East Central Iowa Safety and Health Conference on Thursday, February 21, at The Hotel at Kirkwood Center in Cedar Rapids. Keynote speaker Dr. Isabel Perry is slated to talk about the knowledge she has gained throughout her career as a corporate executive, entrepreneur, author, and public speaker, as it relates to workplace safety.
This one-day event is dedicated to meeting the safety and health training needs of business and industry throughout East Central Iowa. The conference will include sessions with speakers from federal and state offices, as well as the insurance, legal, healthcare, and construction industries. The latest products and services will also be on full display during the vendor expo available to conference attendees.
In her keynote address, titled Safety is 24/7, Dr. Perry will explain how employees must be motivated to develop a personal safety culture to reduce accidents. Attendees will learn to promote and embrace workplace safety as a personal value to enhance their lives.
The Safety and Health Conference fulfills professional continuing education requirements (CEUs). Participants must request CEU credit upon enrollment. Conference fees include lunch and access to the safety and health vendor expo. For more information please visit www.kirkwood.edu/safetyconference.
What: East Central Iowa Safety and Health Conference
When: Thursday, February 21
Where: The Hotel at Kirkwood Center, 7725 Kirkwood Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids
Time: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Registration: 7 – 8 a.m.)